The tractor makes it grow and the SLC brings it to market. South Central Colorado might seem like an odd place for such a relationship to exist, but it plays out everyday at above 7,000 feet here ... (more)
San Luis & Rio Grande's Monte Vista Turn is seen interchanging with the San Luis Central on a crystal clear winter afternoon in Southern Colorado. The San Luis Central serves the rich agricultural... (more)
San Luis & Rio Grande's Alamosa to Monte Vista turn is running light engine through this winter scene just before arriving at Monte Vista to begin several hours of local switching. After serving a... (more)
Holding north of the interchange yard, San Luis Central SW8 No. 70 idles with outbound cars for Union Pacific in tow. After a job briefing with the Monte Vista crew on the San Luis & Rio Grande, S... (more)
The San Luis Central Railroad is a potato and agricultural chemical hauler operating between Monte Vista and Center, Colorado, a distance of 13 miles. The railroad is located in the fertile San Lu... (more)
SLRG Monte Vista turn shoving around the San Luis Central Interchange at Monte Vista, CO.
Alfalfa hay season is in full swing in this agriculture-rich southern portion of Colorado as SLRG FP10 #1100 is seen working the Monte Vista Turn as it slows for the yard limits in Monte Vista. Ju... (more)
San Luis & Rio Grande FP10 #1100 works the San Luis Central (SLC) connection at Monte Vista, Co on a beautiful Colorado summer afternoon.
Sunday morning in Monte Vista, Colorado as San Luis & Rio Grande #8577 is ready to take its one car passenger train back across the San Luis Valley to Alamosa. At one time, this branch continued o... (more)
Because of the Concert Series at Fir Summit on the railroad on Fridays amd Saturdays during the month of August, We're Running 18 to Monte Vista on a mixed Freight.
UP's "Creede Local" slowly passes through Monte Vista; it will soon work the interchange with the San Luis Central east of town.